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Standing salt

Manufacturer:
Elkington & Co. (British, Birmingham, 1829–1963)
Date:
19th century, after 16th century original
Culture:
British, Birmingham, after British, London original
Medium:
Silver on base metal
Dimensions:
Height: 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Electrotype
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1883
Accession Number:
83.18.7a, b
Not on view
This electrotype is after the sixteenth-century original, a treasure of the Kremlin, Moscow at the time of reproduction.
Marking: On original:
[1] London hallmarks for 1594–95;
[2] AS, with a spray of flowers in between, in a shaped cartouche (maker's mark)
Henry G. Marquand (until 1883; to MMA)
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